25 July 2012

Tickets on sale online for 21st Omagh festival

Printed flyers for the 21st Appalachian and Bluegrass Music Festival (31 Aug.-2 Sept. 2012) at the Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, Co. Tyrone, have now been sent to those on the Park's mailing list. You can book tickets online (where there are full details of ticket prices and options, plus links to concert programmes and band bios, and a downloadable programme) or by 'phone on the ticket hotline at 028 8224 3292. The impressive list of bands confirmed is:

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper (USA)
Don Rigsby & Midnight Call (USA)
Mandolin Orange (USA)
The Branchettes (USA)
Spirit Family Reunion (USA)
Old Man Luedecke (Canada)
Blue Grass Boogiemen (The Netherlands)
Covered Grass (Germany)
Toy Hearts (England)
Clew Bay Critters (Co. Mayo)
I Draw Slow (Dublin)
Watery Hill Boys (Drogheda)
Broken String Band (Co. Down)
Northern Exposure (Co. Armagh)
Knotty Pine String Band (Co. Tyrone)

Covered Grass, by the way, will be showcasing at IBMA's World of Bluegrass later in September - the first German band ever to do so. You can keep up with further Festival news through the Park's Facebook page.

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